Sit back, relax, and choose from over 4000 titles
Need a break from the crowds or to simply take a moment to rest your feet? Our Manga Lounge is the perfect place to unwind, so feel free to visit to take a break and relax. With an expansive collection of both manga and art books, there’s there’s something for everyone, no matter the age or genre preference.
Inspired by what you’re reading? Create a masterpiece during your Manga Lounge visit for the Art Contest.
Hours of Operation
- Day 1 (July 1): 9 AM – 11 PM
- Day 2 (July 2): 9 AM – 11 PM
- Day 3 (July 3): 9 AM – 11 PM
- Day 4 (July 4): 9 AM – 3 PM
- Large bags and purses will need to be checked in upon entry.
- Manga Lounge in not responsible for any damaged or lost items. By checking in you have acknowledged this.
- Drinks are allowed, but please be cautious.
- Please return manga back to the proper shelf location according to age rating. With thousands of manga to organize this will be greatly appreciated.
- Talking is allowed, but please be respectful to the people around you.
- Photography is not allowed unless given permission by the Manga Lounge Volunteer Manager or Volunteer Assistant Manager.
Entering is as simple as creating a wonderful drawing based on this year’s theme. Every year we have an experienced artist as a guest judge, and great prizes for the most creative entries. Please join us in this year’s Manga Lounge Art Contest!
HOW to enter
- Participants are to create a minimum of three (3) or more manga-styled panels. The contest theme will be announced at-con as the majority of the entry must be created during Anime Expo.
- Paper, colored pencils, and markers will be provided. If you have your own art supplies please feel free to use them.
- Please complete an entry form with all your basic information (Name, Date, Phone, E-mail address).
- Entries will be accepted until 5 PM on Day 3 (July 3) of Anime Expo. At 6pm the winners will be announced. You do not have to be present to win your prize.
- Wonderful prizes, such as art supplies, will be given to the best entries!